Abandoned Practices Institute: Public Performance Presentations 2014 Wednesday, July 23rd 1:00pm – 3:30pm


Photo credit: Soohyun Kim

Abandoned Practices Institute:
Public Performance Presentations 2014

Wednesday, July 23rd
1:00pm – 3:30pm

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
280 S. Columbus Drive
012 Performance Space in the basement

An informal reception will follow in the Columbus 012 Performance space.
www.abandonedpractices.org

24 participants of the three-week summer course devoted to abandoned practices and endangered uses have been engaged in research, performance, installation, and writing projects, with teachers Matthew Goulish, Lin Hixson, and Mark Jeffery, teaching assistant Amelia Charter and administrator Rana Siegel. This years visiting scholars were Augusto Corrieri and Jane Blocker.

You are invited to attend presentations on Wednesday, July 23rd, devised in response to the form of the Chautauqua Assembly, a traveling rural adult education institution, the popularity of which peaked in the late 1800s. Sharing the theme of useful knowledge, the four presentations of 18 minutes in length each weave a series of strictly timed original responses to subjects such as “Whore Dialogue” and “Link Boy,” in alternating presentational modes of expert lecture, traveling exhibition, entertainment performance, surrealist lecture, and non-human performance.

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Please contact Amelia Charter for event details: achart@saic.edu

For more information please visit:
abandonedpractices.org and saic.edu/performance and facebook.com/saicperformance